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Dallas in Dallas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Dealey Plaza

Birthplace of Dallas

 
 
Dealey Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 8, 2011
1. Dealey Plaza Marker
Inscription.  Within this small park was built the first home, which also served as the first courthouse and post office, the first store and the first fraternal lodge.

Dedicated to the pioneers of civic progress by order of the Park Board.
 
Erected 1940 by City of Dallas Park Board.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & CommerceParks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 32° 46.737′ N, 96° 48.486′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Houston Street (State Highway 354) and Main Street, on the right when traveling south on N. Houston Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas TX 75202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kennedy Assassination Route (here, next to this marker); Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark (within shouting distance of this marker); John Neely Bryan and Margaret Beeman Bryan (within
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2. Dealey Plaza Marker
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shouting distance of this marker); The Grassy Knoll (within shouting distance of this marker); Formerly The Texas School Book Depository Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Dallas County Records Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Juries to Sit Women in Dallas County (about 300 feet away); Alexander Cockrell / Sarah Horton Cockrell (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
Dealey Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 8, 2011
3. Dealey Plaza Marker
Dealey Plaza dedication plaque image. Click for full size.
September 30, 2007
4. Dealey Plaza dedication plaque
Works Project Administration 1938 - 1940 image. Click for full size.
5. Works Project Administration 1938 - 1940
Dealey Plaza image. Click for full size.
May 17, 2007
6. Dealey Plaza
John Neely Bryan Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 8, 2011
7. John Neely Bryan Cabin
The John Neely Bryan Cabin, mentioned on this marker, is located one block east of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,418 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on January 11, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   7. submitted on June 10, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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